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USTA Returns Serve in Genie Bouchard Concussion Lawsuit

(Editor’s Note: What follows is a brief excerpt from an article that appeared in the December issue of Concussion Litigation Reporter. For more, subscribe at https://concussionpolicyandthelaw.com/subscribe/) The United States Tennis Association, Inc. (USTA), which operates the U.S. Open, has filed her answer to the lawsuit of tennis professional Eugenie “Genie” Bouchard, who sued the USTA…
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Concussions Reach the Sport of Tennis, Hampering the Career of a Star

Young tennis star Eugenie Bouchard had the world by the tail in 2014, reaching the Wimbledon final as well as the semifinals at the Australian and French Open. 2015 has been anything but. And the year got progressively worse in September when she fell in the locker room after a third round match of the U.S.…
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NCAA Names Chief Medical Officer, Who Has Experience in Concussion Area

The NCAA has named Dr. Brian Hainline as its first chief medical officer. Hainline, who currently serves as chief medical officer of the United States Tennis Association (USTA), will begin his new position in January 2013, according to NCAA President Mark Emmert. “The NCAA was founded on the commitment to protect and enhance the health…
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